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    I don't see a problem .Just use extra bricks and...

    I don't see a problem .Just use extra bricks and wood to shim to equal height. :-)
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    Having moved many lathes over the years I...

    Having moved many lathes over the years I strongly suspect that you have missed finding one or more hold down bolts and the lathe is still bolted firmly to the skid . Although this lathe is heavy for...
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    there are a number of fairly low tech methods I...

    there are a number of fairly low tech methods I have used in the past . First I would remove the blocking under the skid to get the machine closer to the floor. Raise the skid slightly at the corner...
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    I have not seen the site but it might be as easy...

    I have not seen the site but it might be as easy as rolling it to the door and loading on a roll back tow truck. For the uneven wood floor get several stripe of 1/8 steel a couple inches wide . Lay...
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    He may be afraid to use them because he doesn't...

    He may be afraid to use them because he doesn't want to admit that he doesn't know how. maybe a training session on how to measure with a micrometer is in order
  6. Here in Nova scotia where I am less then 15 miles...

    Here in Nova scotia where I am less then 15 miles from the ocean so I have to deal with salt in the air as well as tons of salt dumped on the road in the winter the product that works the best is...
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    try a shop with a water jet with a tube cutting...

    try a shop with a water jet with a tube cutting fixture. It seems to me it would take longer to change the part then to do the cutting. From my limited experience getting parts cut by water jet I...
  8. attached is a picture of a Arboga ER625253630

    attached is a picture of a Arboga ER625253630
  9. yes an XRF gun will tell you what the alloy is to...

    yes an XRF gun will tell you what the alloy is to a high degree of accuracy.
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    Another sock that I would recommend is Federal |...

    Another sock that I would recommend is Federal | Duray I wear these socks as an everyday work sock when I am not expecting it to real cold . Not as thick as an extreme cold sock but I find them to...
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    try the "-50 Below Ice Sock" from the The Great...

    try the "-50 Below Ice Sock" from the The Great Canadian Sox Co Inc. 25 Waterman Ave. East York, ON M4B 1Y6
    these socks are 85% and are Canadian made near you. These socks will be very warm...
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    the final selling price has not been determined...

    the final selling price has not been determined yet. It is showing as $5252 in Progress which means it has been offered to the high bidder at $5252 but that bidder has not paid yet. The high bidder...
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    Call a towing company that has a rotator for...

    Call a towing company that has a rotator for tractor trailer recovery. Towing companies are often cheaper per hour and often don't have the 3 hour minimum that crane companies have. A rotator is...
  14. Try Custom Leather Drive Belts ...

    Try Custom Leather Drive Belts It might be an odd approach but they should have good quality hides and could certainly easily cut you a pair of laces
  15. I would stat the hole with a carbide circuit...

    I would stat the hole with a carbide circuit board drill . You should be able to get past half inch deep with them and the are cheap. For example here is 40 #63 carbide circuit board drills fo $28 40...
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    I have seen the Babin machines at the east tech...

    I have seen the Babin machines at the east tech machinery show in Springfield and been very impressed .
  17. Not knowing the exact models that you would end...

    Not knowing the exact models that you would end up with this is only an opinion . I have rented penske trucks dozens of times an I would take the Diesel over what ever gas truck you might find...
  18. I have moved many Bridgeports with Penske trucks...

    I have moved many Bridgeports with Penske trucks over the years . I have aluminum shoring bars that clip into the E track on the side walls of the truck box and span the width of the box. I...
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    This is the most extreem ride I have ever seen ...

    This is the most extreem ride I have ever seen
    Amusement Park Ride In Russia EPIC!!! - YouTube
  20. You are right in your assumption. I own 10...

    You are right in your assumption. I own 10 hillmann rollers . 20 or so simplex toe jacks from 5 to 20 ton, a healthy selection of hydraulic pancake jacks and portapowers, a set of aerogo air skates...
  21. This past Tuesday I moved a 17" colchester with...

    This past Tuesday I moved a 17" colchester with Rol a lifts. as others have mentioned they need to be strapped very securely to the machine with the straps as low as possible . They need to be as...
  22. replaced the washer with a decent rubber washer...

    replaced the washer with a decent rubber washer and it sealed up with minimal assembly tension and doesn't leak . The problem was definitely the poor washer
  23. Inept design of a water hose attachment

    I bought a shut of valve for my wife's garden watering hose at the local hardware store. Screwed it onto the end of the hose and turned on the water . Valve leaks around the joint badly with water...
  24. Not sur what you are reading but in the link you...

    Not sur what you are reading but in the link you provided the payload is very clearly given as 9180 lbs which gives a tare weight of 16820 lbs . exactly in the middle of the range I provided.
    yes...
  25. Flatbed will be a little lighter than a box truck...

    Flatbed will be a little lighter than a box truck but there is still no way you are going to legally haul 13,000 lbs on a non cdl flatbed
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